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. president obama thanked him for his, quote, dedicated service. >>> take a look at this. the 2012 elections all told, spent $7 billion. that's according to the federal election commission. and that amount, in case you're wondering, is equal to 28 787 boeing planes or 70 private islands or how about this, 50 billion polio vaccines. if you think that amount of money is a lot, well, it is expected to rise in the future. were you surprised by that number, wolf? $7 billion? >> that's not just for the presidential races. it's for senate races, candidate races, all of the races. >> but that's a huge sum that we're talking about. >> advertising executives, mass mailings, executives, political operatives, they made a lot of money last year. >> everyone says this, the number is only going in one direction, up. >> a lot of advertising. thank very much. >>> hillary clinton's tenure as the secretary of state officially ended a while ago. her last day on the job, though, was marred by a terror attack. we have the latest details on the u.s. embassy bombing. that's coming up. >>> and how does this sound? s
and behavior of the most consequential power on earth. barack obama is the great extricate her. his role is to get americans out of conflicts, not get them into new ones. cruel and unforgiving assessment. >> thank you, aaron. [applause]>> we will take it from your rebuttal. we will now have a three-minute rebuttal from liana. we will leave it to josh to do that rebuttal. >> i will say couple of things quickly. first, with all due respect to the presidency, it is not up to him or the president what history provides. history presents challenges, whether he wants to do the great indicator -- it is not up to him. history will operate the way it does. we will assess the various challenges on their own. secondly, i understand the problem of knowledge and ignorance and personal and political life and diplomatic life. we all operate with the various levels of knowledge. we will never have the kind of clarity that some people want us to have before we undertake historical action. we can argue about levels of clarity that would be necessary and what we would have to know and what we would not have
and scoring and live outside the alternative universe. >> you're in the alternate universe. >> thank you. >> and remember, president obama said this in the debate over health care. >> if you like your doctors, you'll be able to keep your doctor period. if you like your health care plan, you'll be able to keep your health care plan period. no one will take it away no matter what. >> so, does this dramatic increase in the number of folks expected to lose their employer-based insurance suggest some other health care promises may not hold up? our panel is going to crunch the number in the next hour. all right, from alabama today we're getting new information about exactly what federal agents found when they stormed this underground survival bunker killing that kidnapping suspect, and rescuing the six-year-old captive in the blink of an eye and given everything they've turned up so far, it's nothing short of a miracle the way it all went down. fox's trace gallagher is live from the west coast news room, what a story, trace. it turns out that the rescue was much more dangerous than we original
for many decades. >> alisyn: he loved new york and new york loved him. thank you. >>> president obama second term gets underway, a growing number of americans that the government is threatening their personal rights. for the first time ever in the survey by the pew research center and for the people and the press, a majority of the public, 53% say the federal government threatens their personal rights and freedoms. this comes, of course, amid a growing debated over second amendment rights, highlighted by heated meeting on new york state's new gun restrictions. let's watch this. >> now you are turning them into criminals, you are making them angry and when angry people they get together. this western new york area. >> obviously, if you served in military, assault weapons were fully automatic weapons. >> what is the penalty if you do not register. because i guarantee you there are a lot of people that aren't going to. >> alisyn: leslie marshall is radio talk show host, ben ferguson is host of show on icon radio. 53% of americans that respond say they believe their freedoms are being thr
right charlie hurt. good to see you charlie. >> thanks, gregg. >> heather: coming up the obama administration reacting quickly to the deadly terror attack at the u.s. embassy in turkey. we will take a look at how the fallout from the terror attack in libya may be shaping their response. >> gregg: and the dow closing over 14,000 for the very first time in years but the unemployment rate ticked up last month. we are digging deeper to find out what's behind the disconnect. this happy couple used capital one venture miles for their "destination wedding." double miles you can "actually" use. but with those single mile travel cards... [ bridesmaid ] blacked out... but i'm a bridesmaid. oh! "x" marks the spot she'll never sit. but i bought a dress! a toast... ...to the capital one venture card. fly any airline any flight, anytime. double miles you can actually use. what a coincidence? what's in your wallet? [ all screaming ] watch the elbows ladies. [ male announcer ] red lobster is hitting the streets to tell real people about our new 15 under $15 menu!
. >> thank you very much. >>> still ahead, president obama calls for a short-term budget fix but how is his plan sitting with republicans this morning. a live report from capitol hill is coming up. >> and mayor vincent gray outlined his planned for the district last night. we'll tell you what is on the table. plus the caps just can't seem to get it together. so is it time to panic? dave ross will join me for the morning line after the break.  >>> welcome back to fox 5 morning news. it is 6:29 right now. live look outside over the washington, d.c. region on wednesday, february 6th. is that right? i can't see. i've been saying it all morning. i should know it by now. i do know it is 2013 and it is cold outside and that february is normally the coldest time of the year. and we usually get snow. this is the snowiest month of the year. >> yeah, we'll see what happens. maybe we will get a little bit late thursday and early friday. let's get to the forecast for this morning. was that reagan national? >> i think so. >> i couldn't tell. >> it is hard to see. our monitors are right here under the c
. as for that challenge by congressman blackburn one white house official tells me president obama would probably lose that competition, noting skeet shooting is not something he's done his entire life. lester? >> all right. kristen, thank you. >>> in alabama tonight a man with a gun continues to hold a little boy hostage in an underground bunker after allegedly shooting to death the driver of the school bus the boy was on four days ago. nbc's gabe gutierrez is in midland city, alabama, with that story. gabe, good evening. >> reporter: lester, so far this standoff has lasted more than 97 hours and there's no end in sight. just up the road behind me police say the suspect has a heater, blankets, and plenty of supplies in that bunker. the delicate and tense standoff has police here in southeastern alabama on edge. s.w.a.t. teams and hostage negotiators focused on an underground bunker, where police say jimmy lee dykes has held a 5-year-old boy for more than four days. >> i want to thank him for taking care of our child. >> reporter: police are choosing words carefully as they talk with him through a ven
honor. president obama, for his confidence and trust in me, i thank him. i'm humbled by the opportunity and the possibility he's given me to serve our country once again. and i fully recognize the immense responsibilities of the secretary of defense. i assured the president that if i am confirmed by the united states senate i will always do my best, i will always do my best for our nation and for the men and women and their families who are called on to make the enormous sacrifices of military service. their safety, success and welfare will always be at the forefront of the decisions i make. i also assured the president that i would always provide him with my most honest and informed advice. i make that same commitment to this committee and to the congress. if confirmed i will reach out to the members of this committee for advice and collaboration. it will be a partnership, because the national security challenges america faces require it. our nation's security is the highest priority of our leaders and our government. we cannot allow the work of confronting the great threats we face to
for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: a leaked document today put the spotlight back on lethal strikes by the u.s. government on u.s. citizens abroad. in response, top officials in the obama administration argued their actions are justified and legal. >> primary concern is to keep the american people safe, now do so in a way that's consistent with our laws and our values. >> ifill: attorney general eric holder today defended the justice department's rationale for authorizing the killings of americans overseas. >> we are -- we have as a basis for action that we take a congressional statute that allows us to operate against al qaeda and associated entities not only in pakistan or not only in afghanistan but in other parts of the world. we say that we only take these kinds of actions when there's an imminent threat, when capture is not feasible and when we are confident that we're doing so in a they's consistent with a federal international law. >> ifill: nbc news obtained a 16-page justice department white paper apparently
&p, thanks so much. >> thank you. >> ifill: the 2012 election may be over, but for president obama, the campaign goes on. ray suarez has that. >> suarez: it was the president's latest bid to seize the spotlight on a major question of the day. today's issue: how the avoid across-the-board spending cuts now set for march 1. >> i still believe that we can finish the job with a balanced mix of spending cuts and more tax reform. congress is already working towards a budget that would permanently replace the quester. at the very least we should give name chance to come up with this budget instead of making an indiscriminate cut now that will cost us jobs and significantly slow down our recovery. >> this was held in the white house briefing room. earlier the president was flanked by local police in minneapolis calling for stricter gun legislation. >> there's no reason why we can't get that done. that's not a liberal idea or conservative idea. not a democratic or republican idea, that is a smart idea. we want to keep those guns out of the hands of folks who shouldn't have them. >> and last
representing s&p thanks so much. >> thank you. >> ifill: the 2012 election may be over, but for president obama, the campaign goes on. ray suarez has that. >> suarez: it was the president's latest bid to seize the spotlight on a major question of the day. today's issue: how the avoid across-the-board spending cuts now set for march 1. >> i still believe that we can finish the job with a balanced mix of spending cuts and more tax reform. congress is already working towards a budget that would permanently replace the quester. at the very least we should give name chance to come up with this budget instead of making an indiscriminate cut now that will cost us jobs and significantly slow down our recovery. >> this was held in the white house briefing room. earlier the president was flanked by local police in minneapolis calling for stricter gun legislation. >> there's no reason why we can't get that done. that's not a liberal idea or conservative idea. not a democratic or republican idea, that is a smart idea. we want to keep those guns out of the hands of folks who shouldn't have them. >> and last
to president obama as they enter the second four years of that tenure in the white house. thank you for joining us. see you next time. captioning sponsored by rose communications captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org
of contributions. >> tom donilon national security advisor to president obama as they enter the second four years of that tenure in the white house. thank you for joining us. see you next time. captioning sponsored by rose communications captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org captioning sponsored by wpbt >> this is n.b.r. >> susie: i'm susie gharib. ghosts of the financial crisis come back to haunt standard and poor's. the justice department is close to filing a lawsuit against the agency for wrongdoing in its ratings before the financial crisis. >> tom: i'm tom hudson. weakness in technology shares helps derail a five-week runnup on wall street, we look at stocks and the individual investor. >> susie: and michael dell could be taking the computer company that bears his name private, as soon as this week. a look at what going private means for investors. >> tom: that and more tonight on "n.b.r."! >> susie: entirely without legal merit, that's what standard and poor's is calling a potential lawsuit by the department of justice, for s&p's mortgage bond ratings ahead of the financia
. jon: and it becomes part of the obama legacy at that point. monica crowley, thank you. jenna: one question, one health question we're taking a look at today is can you actually seeville in the human body? -- evil in the human body? a german scientist says there's a part of the brain where evil lurks. why he says a simple brain scan can actually predict criminal behavior. we're going to take a closer look at that. also a brand new fox poll on the u.s. economy showing more than half of those surveyed think the worst is yet to come. what questions do you have about our nation's economy, about your own finances? send them to us, because economist ben stein is in the hot seat today. he'll take your questions. shoot them to us on twitter @"happening now", and we'll take them straight to ben. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 seems like etfs are everywhere these days. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 but there is one source with a wealth of etf knowledge tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 all in one place. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 introducing schwab etf onesource™. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 it's one source with the most commission-f
. where are the people who are fighting with the obama administration is doing? i am doing what i can as one person. david: larry. thank you. thank you for your service. i appreciate you coming on. >> you bet. david: mainstream media has been ignoring a major issue. bob menendez. what exactly are they ignoring? we will tell you and whether or not they can much longer. that is next. lou: he is a legendary investor, author, local guru. jim rogers is my guest tonight. that is tonight at 7:00 p.m. eastern. ♪ david: senator menendez continues to make headlines. now doing so for the first time in the mainstream media. a friend of donor of the senator is is accused of overfilling the company. menendez supposedly intervened on his behalf. now the washington post is reporting the whole thing on the first page. liz: if it is true, the congressman has been opposed to reform of it and now he is intervening to help to get more money. the "new york times" even reported that he apparently helped this man continue to get his money out of the u.s. government. david: the washington post is also sayin
, wonderful human being. >> guest: oh, thank you very much. >> caller: i'd like you to comment -- i have so many things i'd like you to comment on, but particularly on mr. obama's policies regarding the drones, rendition, lecturing to black people about their inadequacies and his support of the 1% and wall street and retroactive -- [inaudible] in telecoms. you know, i'm just very disheartened about this. and finally, the most important thing is why did mr. obama try to strong arm the president of south africa to keep president aristed there? and, last, you watch amy goodman and democracy now, and i had a hundred points i was going to e-mail you, but i said i can't bore mr. robinson with all my frustrations. but thank you again, again and again. >> guest: well, i should say that the president of south africa has to be applauded because he did everything to respond to president aristed's wish to go home. he and his wife mildred and their two girls had been in south africa for a long time. the south african government was, had been a wonderful host, but they wanted to go home. and i can't read
the inate caution of this president after libya. rick: byron york, rick grenell, gentlemen, thank you both. >> thank you. alisyn: all right. coming up a nation divided? what new polls say about the mood of americans as president obama is set to give his state of the union address. rick: also, concerns about drones, not just overseas but actually here in america too. raising privacy issues. we'll introduce you to a lawmaker from texas who wants the nation's toughest laws on drones on the books in his state. he will join us live. many of my patients still clean their dentures with toothpaste. but they have to use special care in keeping the denture clean. dentures are very different to real teeth. they're about 10 times softer and may have surface pores where bacteria can multiply. polident is designed to clean dentures daily. its unique micro-clean formula kills 99.99% of odor causing bacteria and helps dissolve stains, cleaning in a better way than brushing with toothpaste. that's why i recommend using polident. [ male announcer ] polident. cleaner, fresher, brighter every day. [ male anno
uncertainty as to what is ahead, that is disaster. >> thank you. the president has said that iran's leaders should understand that president obama does not have a policy of containment area did he has a policy to prevent iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. he is make clear he will not hesitate using force when it is necessary to defend the united states interests. do you agree with president obama's position that all options should be on the table to prevent iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon? >> i do and i strongly agree with it. >> president obama has said the sanctions put in place cripple the economy of iran. oil productions plunged. the economy is in a shambles. do you share the president views on the importance and effectiveness of sanctions against iran and if so, how do you reconcile your position with some of your past statements that suggest that the national security in the united states is not served by isolating iran >> i always have agreed with multilateral sanctions because i think this president in particular has done more than any president to effectively employing thos
primary care. [laughter] >> thank you. [applause] >> in a few moments, a discussion on how president obama may approach foreign policy and national security in his second term. and in a little less than an hour and a half, a cato institute forum on the state of libertarianism. >> several live events to tell you about today. the georgetown university law center hosts a forum with campaign staff members and representatives of interest groups who will focus on how lessons of last year's campaign will affect legislation in the new congress. that's on c-span at 11 a.m. eastern. and here on c-span2 at 1 p.m., we're covering an atlantic council discussion on the situation in mali. >> john mccain's 2000 campaign when he ran for president is the most memorable campaign. i mean, of any that i've ever covered or been around. i mean, it was just -- we'll never, we'll never see it again. i mean, here he was, you know, facing george w. bush who had all the face cards of the republican party backing him, and the three republican governors in new hampshire and all the money, and john mccain went out and h
updated on this throughout the day. thanks so much, janice. let's switch over to politics here, days before president obama will deliver his state of the union address that happens on tuesday night. we're getting a new picture of an american public that's somewhat down in the dumps at odds with the government according to brand new fox polls that we have. more than half, 52% of those who responded said that they believe that the worst is still yet to come in this economy. and compared to 40%, hobble th-- who believe that the worst is behind us. and take a look, government spending, 32%. health care is right after that and they disagree with president obama's stance that government doesn't have a spending problem. 83% say, yeah, actually, they do think that there is a big spending problem in this country. so, is the president listening to the people on this? chris stirewalt joins me now, fox news digital power editor and power play on foxnews.com live. how are you. >> excellent. >> and with the storm coming and blue folks out there about the economy. this is a disconnect that's been g
. barbara, thank you. >>> the republicans have picked a rising star to respond to president obama's state of the union address next week. marco rubio will give the response in both english and spanish. the house speaker john boehner says rubio carries the party's banner in a way few others can. so does that mean he can also be the standard bearer in 2016? john king is here in "the situation room." john, how significant is this development? >> it's very significant. you mentioned he's a rising star. here's one of the reasons that it's significant. they announced this not only in english but in spanish as well. you mentioned 2016. marco rubio is thinking about 2016. but mitch mcconnell, the house speaker john boehner, they made this choice. sometimes there's a little bit of a debate, who should we choose. they said there was no debate. they think he's the right messenger at this time. they think he helps the republican party, wolf, in 2013 and 2014 begin, what they concede, is a very complicated and rebuilding process. number one, they think he's a good communicator. number two, he will tal
comment think of it as an indication of our government approach in the obama administration is working because we are seeing the same thing. we will talk about the notion of lifting 1000 voices and having innovation. i want to thank the dean. carroll has been a real supporter to work not just through idle voices and other organizations that she has supported but by making sure that these issues of human trafficking that are underrepresented is part of foreign policy. that is one of the things we see here at georgetown. as i walked up this flight of stairs, i pointed out that the jesuits were notaking it a little too far for having to work hard for knowledge. for those of you to do not know me already, i am coming from catholicism. that notion is of your taking the rigor and the hard work and incorporating values not just into the life in doing that in the policy arina. just like we do that in an academic arena. it allows traditions to come together. especially values of freedom, ule ofy, access to ro law. these are things that fuel us all in the conversation. it is wonderful. the more
. >> now a discussion on some foreign policy challenges for the obama administration in the second term. from "washington journal," this is 45 minutes. served as a middle east adviser to president carter and ambassador to morocco. thank you for being with us. news of the weekend and comments made by the vice- president who continues his travels through europe including a conference taking place in munich, germany. he says the u.s. is ready for direct talks with iran if they are ready for negotiations. guest: this is then try to open a back door and front door negotiations. part of the challenges, we have made these and treaties. the question is whether the i italia is going to avail himself of them. i am in favor of doing everything possible to see what is necessary and to explore the feasibility of avoiding a conflict with iran if iran is ready to reach an accommodation that stops its nuclear weapons program. if it does so in a way that is verifiable. after all, i think the last thing the united states wants to do is to go into another conflict with the wrong. i think they want to test
for us today, catherine. thank you. >> reporter: you're welcome. jon: right now high stakes negotiations underway in washington of the president obama sitting down with top business and union leaders to talk about immigration reform and a possible guest worker program. meantime down the street on capitol hill the house judiciary committee holding its own hearing on immigration. joining us now to talk about all this, a.b. stoddard, associate editor and columnist for "the hill." the president you point out missed an opportunity or a deadline really to put forward his budget. what's he doing instead? >> well, he's going to make remarks today on the sequestration, the cuts that were enacted in the summer of 2011 in what was called the budget control act which never actually ultimately controlled the budget. those cuts were set to take effect at the end of the year and they have now been pushed off in the fiscal cliff new year's eve deal for two months and they're set to go online for march 1. he will suddenly turn around in february and ask the congress with less than a month to go to come u
with the consequential power. barack obama is the great extra skater to get americans out of conflict and not get them into new ones. cruel and unforgiving assessment on the assistance and the no-fly zone. >> thank you. [applause] we are going to take it from your rebuttal and now we are going to have a free minute rebuttal and i will leave it to you i think maybe one of you can do it and we will leave it to josh. islamic a couple things quickly. first with respect to obama and the presidency isn't up to him or the president of the united states with the story provides. it provides challenges whether he wants to be the great extricate or applicator it isn't up to him. it isn't quite of really does and we have to assess the various challenges challenge by challenge. second, understand the problem of knowledge and ignorance in daily, personal and political life, diplomatic life we all operate at various levels of knowledge. we will never have the kind of clarity that some people want us to have before we undertake historical action. we can argue about levels of clarity that would be necessary what we wo
what the things can be. >> thank thank you very much, rud rud. thank you for joining us. please join me in thanking our panel lists -- panelists. [applause] here's a look at the prime time schedule starting at 8:00 p.m. eastern. president obama unveiling the plan for automatic spending cuts known as sequestration scheduled to begin on march 1st. on c-span2 remarkings from eric cantor on immigration and education issues. c-span3 nancy pelosi marks the 20th anniversary of the family and medical leave act signed in to law in 1993 by president clinton. >> you're watching c-span2 with politics and public affairs. on weeknights watch key public policy events and every weekend the non-fiction authors and books on booktv. you can see past programs and get our schedule at our website. and you can join in the conversation on social media sites. at the recent world economic forum in switzerland participates discuss china's economic future and the policy changes needed to move the country forward. ists including -- analysts included economic professors from china and the u.s. the role world economi
mcdermott, thank you for talking to our viewers. we'll talk to representative scott garrett, then the media in afghanistan. first, an update -- update on c- span radio. >> as president obama works to fill his cabinet for the second term, reports say he is looking at women, the keynote and openly gay at its four top slots. people say the leading candidate for commerce secretary is a longtime ally of the president and a chicago fundraiser. the top candidate for the office of management and budget is sylvia matthews burwell. a new report released today says 54 countries cooperated with the global kidnap, detention and torture operation mounted after 9/11, many in europe. the report was compiled by the open society justice initiative. the states include pakistan, afghanistan, egypt and jordan where the existence of secret cousins have been documented for many -- prisons have been documented for many years, but the report also lists ireland, -- iceland, cyprus. the report coincides with john brennan being questioned about the enhanced interrogation policies adopted by the george w. bush administ
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